- An island, part of Indonesia, just east of Java.
- any of several small chickens, especially one that is a miniature version of another
- small or miniature
- spirited or aggressive
- A mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves.
noun (pl=beef, pl2=beefs, pl3=beeves)
- (uncountable) The meat from a cow, bull or other bovine.
- I hate eating .
- (countable) Would be "a side of beef". A chunk, cut or piece not being the whole piece, cf ham.
- (context, archaic, countable, plural: beef or beeves) A generic term for a cow or bull.
- Do you want to raise beeves?
- (context, countable, plural: beefs)'' a complaint or disagreement
- He has a with anyone who tells him otherwise.
- (intransitive) To complain.
- (transitive) To add weight or strength to, usually as beef up.
- Since you stopped running, you are really beefing out.
noun (pl=beefalo, pl2=beefalos)
- A cross between a domestic cow and an American buffalo or bison.
- (rfv-sense) (plural of, beef, nodot=t): cows, bulls, or steers.
- (RQ:Authorized Version, Numbers, 31, 28)
- :And levy a tribute unto the LORD of the men of war which went out to battle: one soul of five hundred, both of the persons, and of the , and of the asses, and of the sheep:
- 1667, w:John Milton, John Milton, s:Paradise Lost/Book XI, Paradise Lost
- :One way a Band select from forage drives
- :A herd of Beeves, faire Oxen and faire Kine
- :From a fat Meddow ground
- 1726, w:Jonathan Swift, Jonathan Swift, s:Gulliver's Travels/Part I/Chapter II, Gulliver"s Travels
- : "to deliver in every morning six , forty sheep, and other victuals for my sustenance.
- 2004, Ginger Hanson, Ransom's Bride'', page 106
- :"I heard Texas was horses and ."
- The leading sheep of a flock, having a bell hung round its neck.
- Anything that indicates future trends.
- A stock or bond that is widely believed to be an indicator of the overall market, market's condition.
- A inland county of England, bounded by Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Surrey and Wiltshire.
- a breed of black, hornless cattle from Scotland
- a sheep that is black
- (idiom) a nonconformist; an unusual or unconventional person
- (idiom) a disliked person; one who is disfavored
- He always was the in the family, as an artist among doctors and lawyers.
- (past of, blood
- Verb, blood)
- experienced, Experienced.
- I'll let a rookie march behind me with a loaded weapon once he's been in combat, until then he stays in front where I can see which way he's pointing.
- descendant, Descended from.
- He's a full Apache.
- (Hinduism) a variant of Brahman
- a large domestic fowl from the Brahmaputra region of India
- a breed of Indian cattle, Bos indicus
- (Hinduism) the creator god, identified with Vishnu and Shiva
- A member of the first of the four castes of Hinduism, a sacerdotal class.
verb (breeds, breeding, bred)
- All animals or plants of the same species or subspecies eg. a breed of tulip, a breed of animal.
- A race or lineage.
- To sexually produce offspring.
- Of animals, to mate.
- To keep animals and have them reproduce in a way that improves the next generation"s qualities.
- To arrange the mating of specific animals.
- She wanted to her cow to the neighbor's registered bull.
- To propagate or grow plants trying to give them certain qualities.
- He tries to blue roses.
- To make sure that one's young grow up to adulthood.
- To yield or result in.
- Disaster breeds famine.
- The process through which propagation, growth or development occurs.
- Your dog has had good breeding.
- The act of insemination by natural or artificial means
- The act of copulation in animals
- (present participle of, breed)
adjective (no comparative or superlative; used only before the noun)
- Through genetic manipulation and harsh training, I am breeding a species of super-dogs to take over the world.
- Of, relating to or used for breeding.
- Your toothbrush is a breeding ground for bacteria.
- A young bull
- A castrated bull
- (nautical) A built-in bed on board ship, often erected in tiers one above the other.
- (military) A cot.
- One of a series of berths or bed places in tiers.
- A wooden case or box, which serves for a seat in the daytime and for a bed at night.
- (US, colloquial) A piece of wood placed on a lumberman's sled to sustain the end of heavy timbers.
- To fail to attend school without permission; to play truant.
- (obsolete) To expel from a school.